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Building Automation Controls Engineer

  • Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
  • FullTime
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About Bedrock

Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in innovative city building strategies. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $7.5 billion to acquire, develop and operate more than 140 properties in Detroit and Cleveland with landmark developments at the Hudson’s Site, Book Tower, City Modern, Tower City Center and the May Company Building.

Bedrock’s projects include new construction, adaptive reuse and a portfolio totaling more than 21 million square feet of office, retail, residential, industrial, hospitality and parking.

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Position Summary

The Building Automation Control Engineer (internally titled Control Engineer) is responsible for monitoring, maintaining, and analyzing the Bedrock integrated building management system for the Detroit and Cleveland portfolio. This position’s primary goal is to optimize the Building Management System control strategies, ensure the systems are performing at optimal efficiency to achieve the Bedrock Tenant comfort experience. The ability to adhere to quality and the Bedrock Smart Building Specification is crucial. This position is also responsible for assisting our stakeholders and Controls Team through concept planning, configuration, development, testing, troubleshooting and repairs for the integrated portfolio to include various control systems, mechanical systems, and lighting systems.

Bedrock has an in-office work schedule where our team members work alongside one another to drive & support the success of our current & future portfolio of properties in Downtown Detroit & Cleveland and to provide a world class experience for our current tenants, future tenants, and visitors.

Essential Functions

  • Captures and documents customer system/hardware/software requirements

  • Specifies, designs, and develops control system electronics hardware, sensors, and actuators

  • Designs and develops system wiring, including wiring schematics, conductor, connector, and terminal selection

  • Designs, develops, and verifies software and control algorithms to meet requirements

  • Develops system plant models for control system development

  • Performs data analysis and system control tuning/calibration

  • Performs system testing and troubleshooting, ensuring a control system meets requirements

  • Effectively interfaces with co-workers and customers in meetings

  • Regular and routine onsite or remote attendance

  • All other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in an Information Technology Field

Preferred Position Requirements

  • Distech and Johnson Controls programming experience

  • Ax and N4 Niagara certified

Position Qualifications

  • Self-directed and self-aware with an approach focused on teamwork

  • Adept at setting priorities and effectively managing time

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced work environment

  • Be a creative problem solver

  • Excellent Communication Skills

  • Ability to multitask

  • Communicate verbally

  • Communicate In Writing

  • Identify Problems

  • Analyze situations to determine the best course of action

  • Communicate effectively with relevant stakeholders, internal and external, from a variety of backgrounds


This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

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